An order is a visible honour awarded by a sovereign state, monarch, dynastic royal house or organisation to a person, typically in recognition of individual merit, that often comes with distinctive insignia such as collars, medals, badges, and sashes worn by recipients. Modern honour systems of state orders and dynastic orders emerged from the ...
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Order. The Decoration transformed into an Order under the reign of King Carol I's nephew King Ferdinand I on 16 December 1915. On 8 September 1940, the Order was abolished and replaced by the Order of St. George under the reign of King Ferdinand I's grandson King Michael I. Grades. Commander or 1st Class; Officer or 2nd Class
Order (decoration), an award or medal; Legal and military. Court order, made by a judge; Executive order, issued by the executive branch of government; General order, a published directive from a commander; Standing order, a general order of unset duration, and similar ongoing rules in a parliament; Direct order
The German Order (German: Deutscher Orden) was the highest award that the Nazi Party could bestow on an individual for his services to the "state and party". It was designed by Benno von Arent . Adolf Hitler awarded the first such order posthumously to Reichsminister Fritz Todt during Todt's funeral in February 1942. 
The Royal Order of Kamehameha I is an order of knighthood established by Kamehameha V in 1865, to promote and defend the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.Established by the 1864 Constitution, the Order of Kamehameha I is the second order of its kind in Hawaii.
Order of precedence. While each service has its own order of precedence, the following general rules typically apply to all services: U.S. military personal decorations; U.S. military unit awards; U.S. non-military decorations and awards in the following order:
The orders, decorations, and medals of Canada comprise a complex system by which Canadians are honoured by the country's sovereign for actions or deeds that benefit their community or the country at large. Modelled on its British predecessor, the structure originated in the 1930s, but began to come to full fruition at the time of Canada's ...
The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories. The system consists of three types of award – honours, decorations and medals: Medals are used to recognise service on a particular operation or in a specific theatre, long or ...
The Royal Victorian Order (French: Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.It recognises distinguished personal service to the monarch of the Commonwealth realms, members of the monarch's family, or to any viceroy or senior representative of the monarch.
- Personal service to the sovereign
- Currently constituted
- Elizabeth II